Editorials

Fireworks debate continues

Over time, debate about when and if personal-use fireworks should be legal has become a polarizing issue.

Pursuing their passions

Passion.

Questions worth asking

In what may be a surprise to some, East County Fire and Rescue officials have recently reached out to Camas-Washougal Fire Department leaders hoping to explore expanded partnership opportunities.

Graduates prepare to travel the road ahead

This weekend, more than 700 seniors will graduate during ceremonies that will be held for all four of the area’s high schools — Camas, Washougal, Excelsior and Hayes Freedom.

The right place to start

Citizens living within Washougal School District boundaries have a unique opportunity to get involved in planning the district’s future.

And the awards go to...

The Camas-Washougal Chamber of Commerce has selected an accomplished group of honorees this year as part of its annual awards.

Spotlight on First Fridays

What began nearly a decade ago simply as a First Friday Art Walk, has slowly been transformed into an event that appeals to people of all ages and interests and draws crowds to downtown Camas.

A labor of love

The daily ringing of the paper mill’s Westminster chimes will have special meaning when they echo through downtown Camas on Saturday.

A beginning to the election season

Today marked the first official campaign announcement made by a Camas-Washougal elected official about their intentions to run for re-election this year.

Spotlight on oil train impacts

Two weeks ago, Washougal Mayor Sean Guard announced that he planned to spend seven days — 168 hours — camping next to the railroad tracks at 32nd Avenue and Main Street.